HUD ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF ALLOCATIONS OF HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY FUNDS TO MARYLAND

    HUD ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF ALLOCATIONS OF HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY FUNDS TO MARYLAND

    WASHINGTON, DC – February 6, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development today allocated over $8 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery funding to Maryland, representing the first round of CDBG grants from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013signed into law by President Obama on January 29. This is the fastest HUD has allocated CDBG funding to grantees following the passage of a funding bill.

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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